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Pin it! Do it! Soft Fishtail

I have enjoyed trying variations of and replacements for the ponytail. On Monday, I tried the Soft Fishtail. My original pin on Pinterest. One sourceĀ (but it could have been published online earlier by someone else). Thoughts: My hair is shoulder length with long layers. With my short sides pieces of…

Frugal Tuesday Tip: Lip balm

Three ingredients: sweet almond oil, beeswax, and honey.  That’s all that I put in my lip balm. I adapted a recipe from local mom and herbalist Kristie because I had an abundance of beeswax. I say adapted, because I didn’t read the instructions carefully when I made the recipe the first…

Fitness

Look! My first 5K. This photo is part of Sweet Shot Tuesday. I chose it because it is meaningful to me. I’ve started to take more risks in 2010 — trying new experiences with my family, blogging about more personal things, challenging myself in new ways (such as this race),…

Giveaways

I love giveaways. I also like the way blog giveaways are usually designed — you learn and see something new, and sometimes you get material goods. I like to stay current for occasional conversations, and I like being a consumer. Here’s my latest giveaway win from Tara at DSM Coupon…